Meenava Nanban

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Meenava Nanban
Meenava Nanban.jpg
Directed by C. V. Sridhar
Produced by K. R. Sadaiappa Chettiyar
Written by C. V. Sridhar (dialogues)
Story by C. V. Sridhar
Starring M. G. Ramachandran
M. N. Nambiar
Music by M. S. Viswanathan
Cinematography N. Balakrishnan
Edited by M. Umanath
La Muthu Enterprise
Release date
  • 14 August 1977 (1977-08-14)
Country India
Language Tamil

Meenava Nanban (Fisherman 's friend), is a 1977 Indian Tamil-language film directed by C. V. Sridhar, starring M. G. Ramachandran in the lead role, with Latha, M. N. Nambiar, Nagesh among others enacting supporting roles.


Kumaran (MGR), a nice adventurer comes to take the defense of the fishermen exploited by Nagaraj (V. K. Ramaswamy), the notable of the place.

Kamaili (Latha), his daughter will fall in love with Kumaran.

Together, they will continue the fight against the injustice.

They will have much to do...


The casting is established according to the original order of the credits of opening of the movie, except those not mentioned

Around the movie[edit]

MGR obtained an enormous salary for MEENAVA NANBAN in that time (during 70 's).

It was the second and last collaboration of MGR with the director C. V. Sridhar, after the Tamil cinema classic, URIMAI KURAL, 1974.

It ran more than 100 days in Devi Paradise, Chennai and Chinthamani in Madurai etc.


Track list[1]
1."Nerukku Neraai"PulamaipithanT. M. Soundararajan4.01
2."Pongum Kadalosai"VaaliVani Jayaram4.36
3."Thangathil Mugameduthu"MuthulingamK. J. Yesudas & Vani Jayaram3.15
4."Pattathu Rajavum"VaaliT. M. Soundararajan4.32
5."Neram Pournami"VaaliS. P. Balasubrahmanyam & Vani Jayaram4.26
6."Kannazhagu Singarikku"PulamaipithanT. M. Soundararajan & Vani Jayaram3.07
7."Instrumental piece enclosing the movie"No lyricsMGR and Ladha dance with the community of the fishermenA few seconds


  1. ^ "Meenava Nanban songs". Retrieved 8 March 2012.

External links[edit]